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Keiss Harbour House

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Overview
5 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
12 guests
Minimum stay varies
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Keiss Harbour House is a stunning, contemporary-styled house created from the historic harbour fishing station on the edge of the Caithness village of Keiss, some 12 miles south of John O'Groats. The five bedrooms and spacious reception rooms make it ideal for entertaining groups of friends or family gatherings. This area is ideal for those seeking an active holiday, with surfing and golf being local specialities, or for a more relaxing break, with sandy beaches, fishing and many historical and archaeological attractions in easy reach. This is also an ideal base for trips to the Orkney Islands. Or why not just sit in an armchair in front of one of the three real fires, looking at the spectacular views out over the sea and drinking your complimentary bottle of local whisky! The Keiss vil...Keiss Harbour House is a stunning, contemporary-styled house created from the historic harbour fishing station on the edge of the Caithness village of Keiss, some 12 miles south of John O'Groats. The five bedrooms and spacious reception rooms make it ideal for entertaining groups of friends or family gatherings. This area is ideal for those seeking an active holiday, with surfing and golf being local specialities, or for a more relaxing break, with sandy beaches, fishing and many historical and archaeological attractions in easy reach. This is also an ideal base for trips to the Orkney Islands. Or why not just sit in an armchair in front of one of the three real fires, looking at the spectacular views out over the sea and drinking your complimentary bottle of local whisky! The Keiss village pub is five minutes walk away, as is the village shop, which sells useful supplies. Ten minutes drive away is the local centre of Wick, with a wide range of amenities and shops, and an excellent Heritage Museum. More
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About the Owner
Jill S
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2009
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Reviewed January 14, 2020

We have stayed in this house 4 years in a row and have already booked it for September 2020. It is kitted out with everything you could possibly need. Is comfortable and cosy. If the weather isn't very kind, I can't think of a nicer...More

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank Anne B
Reviewed January 28, 2019

Had a brilliant family weekend here with adults, children, baby and dog and all had an excellent time. Plenty room for us all and best equipped place we've ever been. Views over the harbour were amazing and walked up to the hotel and all of...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank 529anned
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

We stayed from Friday to Friday and had an absolutely brilliant time the house is perfect great if you want to walk or even better if you want to chill and stare out the window on out first morning we saw a otter in the...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank russellfarm33
Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely stay at this accommodation, beautiful comfortable house with excellent facilities in a stunning location, would highly recommend

Date of stay: July 2017
1  Thank Carolyn M
Reviewed April 11, 2017

Lots of room for the 10 of us. Beautiful views from every window, lots of lovely walks with the dog and a very well equipped house.

Date of stay: April 2017
1  Thank lindyManchester
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Internet Access
VCR
Toaster
Stove
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Ping Pong Table
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Fireplace
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About the neighborhood
Whether you are on a family holiday, sporting break or get-together of friends, you will find plenty to do with easy access from the house. The sandy links course of Wick Golf Club is five minutes drive away, as is the surfers mecca of Sinclair's Bay. There are further renowned surfing beaches, around Thurso and Strathy, within an hours drive. Kayaking and canoeing is also a great activity in the area. Fishing on nearby rivers and lochs is available, or you can fish off the harbour wall! The riding stables (Achalone Activities) in nearby Halkirk offers lessons, hacking and trekking for all abilities, and for the adventurous, there are exhilarating boat trips along the Caithness Coast from Wick Harbour and wildlife boat trips in the Pentland Firth from John o' Groats and Scrabster. T...
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